Activate World

By Jon Mertz

What makes business leader and CEO activism more impactful? Today’s business leaders have more power to solve societal issues than any elected official, and Millennials and Generation Z expect business leaders to speak up on issues that are important to society. Activate World, hosted by Jon Mertz, explores this modern leadership model. Be a part of a think tank in action!

  1. 1.
    Building an Engaging Social Movement for Good
    23:16
  2. 2.
    Galvanizing Workers for Workplace Change
    25:03
  3. 3.
    What Business Leaders Can Learn from Nonviolent Resistance (and Sociology)
    30:17
  4. 4.
    How Characters and Storytelling Drive Social Change
    34:49
  5. 5.
    Social Principles Transforming Businesses
    26:11
  6. 6.
    Social Activism Showing Up in Social Entrepreneurship
    29:08
  7. 7.
    Season 6: A Learning Tension between Social Movements and Business Leadership
    1:49
  8. 8.
    Social Enterprise Startup: Empowering Energy Equity through Solar! - S5 Ep 7
    22:36
  1. 9.
    Social Entrepreneurship: Startup Challenges with Added Value - S5 Ep 6
    25:06
  2. 10.
    Employee Ownership: Gaining Engagement through Transparency and Responsibility - S5 Ep 5
    27:05
  3. 11.
    Collectives: Delivering Transparency and Decision-making - S5 Ep 4
    21:30
  4. 12.
    Sociocracy: Achieving Results in Circles (Learn, Do, Measure) - S5 Ep 3
    21:16
  5. 13.
    Cooperatives: Blending Business and Community - S5 Ep 2
    24:10
  6. 14.
    Holacracy: Achieving Clarity and Productivity - S5 Ep1
    25:25
  7. 15.
    Intro to Season 5: Business and Organizational Models for a New World
    2:22
  8. 16.
    Women in Tech: It Takes Focus, Data, Collaboration, and Intention - S4, Ep 6
    21:17
  9. 17.
    The Power of Diversity-Centered Design - S4 Ep 5
    22:03
  10. 18.
    Getting a Seat at the Table – DEI in the Workplace - S4 Ep 4
    21:56
  11. 19.
    Bringing Meaning to Diversity and Inclusion at Work and in Community - S4 Ep3
    24:32
  12. 20.
    Taking a “Goodish” Approach to Becoming a Better Leader - S4 Ep2
    20:50
  13. 21.
    We Need Social CEO Celine Schillinger Engages Change Leadership - S4 Ep 1
    21:27
  14. 22.
    AYA Founder Ben Brown Gives Young Americans a Political Voice
    20:45
  15. 23.
    McCombs School of Business Professor Sekou Bermiss on Political Misfits in the Workplace
    20:51
  16. 24.
    Creative Startups co-founders Alice Loy and Tom Aageson on the creative economy revolution
    22:22
  17. 25.
    Good Returns President Kyle Lukianuk Innovating Business Impact Investing
    24:38
  18. 26.
    New Politics Founder Emily Cherniack Discusses Midterm Election Outcomes
    15:36
  19. 27.
    Social Venture Partners Dallas CEO Tony Fleo Engages Good Leaders to Do Good
    21:07
  20. 28.
    Princeton Professor Keith Whittington on Campus Freedom of Speech
    21:42
  21. 29.
    Doesn't work
    23:41
  22. 30.
    Testing
    29:01
  23. 31.
    MIT Lab on Social Media Polarization
    24:59
  24. 32.
    Early Radio: The Story of Fighting Bob Shuler
    8:02
  25. 33.
    Professor of Media Studies Jennifer Petersen
    22:58
  26. 34.
    Yikes Co-Founders Mia Levesque and Tracy Levesque
    16:35
  27. 35.
    B Lab Co-Founder Jay Coen Gilbert
    22:20
  28. 36.
    Association of Corporate Citizenship Professionals CEO Carolyn Berkowitz
    24:45
  29. 37.
    GreenBiz Chairman Joel Makower
    24:30
  30. 38.
    We the Corporations Author Adam Winkler
    19:56
  31. 39.
    Center for Responsive Politics Director Krumholz
    20:27
  32. 40.
    Activate World Trailer
    2:00

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